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Clippers-Warriors series billed as must-see TV

In this Dec. 25, 2013, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin, left, fights with Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut, right, as Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) and Darren Collison (2) look on during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif.  The alley-oops in Lob City, the deep 3-pointers by the Splash Brothers and the overall bitterness between the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors should make for one of the most entertaining series in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Whether the up-and-down style both teams play can carry either to a championship this year or in the future remains a topic of debate. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Forget the Showtime Lakers or the Sacramento Kings of past decades.

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Sacramento Kings’ ‘new era’ off to slow start

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins tears at his jersey after drawing a technical foul against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., on Sunday, April 13, 2014. The Kings won 106-103.(AP Photo/Steve Yeater)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — This season was supposed to be the start of a “new era” for the Sacramento Kings, as owner Vivek Ranadive proclaimed over and over again when he took over last year.

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Sandoval’s single lifts Giants past Dodgers, 2-1

San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval drives in a run with a single against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the seventh inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The swing that Pablo Sandoval hopes snaps him out of his early season slump is not the kind the San Francisco Giants have grown accustomed to seeing from the 2012 World Series MVP.

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Cal hires Tennessee’s Cuonzo Martin as coach

In this March 28, 2014, file photo, Tennessee head coach Cuonzo Martin directs his team during the second half of an NCAA Midwest Regional semifinal college basketball tournament game against Michigan in Indianapolis. Cal announced the hiring of Tennessee's Martin Tuesday, April 15, 2014. He replaces Mike Montgomery, who retired last month after six seasons in Berkeley. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California hired Tennessee’s Cuonzo Martin as its coach Tuesday, charging him with taking over another program after a successful run by his predecessor.

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Warriors beat Wolves 130-120, secure 6th seed

Golden State Warriors' Marreese Speights (5) reacts after scoring and getting could next to Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love (42) during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Monday, April 14, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 32 points and 15 assists, and the reeling Golden State Warriors rallied from 19 points down in the first half to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 130-120 on Monday night.

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